Book Reviews

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving poems, dazzling art show the beauty of black boys.
By Tony Medina
(2020)
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Emmy in the Key of Code Book Poster Image
age 10+
Coding, music, and friendship in inspiring free-verse novel.
By Aimee Lucido
(2019)
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Hey Black Child Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Motivational poem brought to life in full color.
By Useni Eugene Perkins
(2017)
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Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring poems about Latinos who excelled in their fields.
By Margarita Engle
(2017)
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One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance Book Poster Image
age 10+
Soaring, poignant poems explore identity and struggle.
By Nikki Grimes
(2017)
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Full Cicada Moon Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl beats stereotypes in powerful free-verse novel.
By Marilyn Hilton
(2015)
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Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings Book Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant memoir-in-verse recalls Cuban American's childhood.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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The Red Pencil Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
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Brown Girl Dreaming Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating poems depict coming-of-age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
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